In a bipartisan 67-31 vote, the Senate tonight passed S. 2155, the bipartisan regulatory reform bill crafted by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.).
The House tonight approved two ABA-advocated bills.
The House Financial Services Committee today passed a number of ABA-advocated bills.
Numerous regulatory relief proposals long backed by ABA are included in a bipartisan deal announced today by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho).
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) today released the latest legislative text of his Financial Choice Act, a 600-page bill aimed at rolling back and reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime, as well as providing regulatory relief for banks of all sizes.
Speaking to ABA’s Mutual Community Bank Forum today, Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) announced that he has reintroduced legislation that would help mutual banks increase their capital levels.
Senate Banking Committee member Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) has been added to the keynote speaker lineup for the ABA Government Relations Summit, March 20-22 in Washington, D.C.
In a speech yesterday, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry encouraged Congress to grant federal savings associations greater flexibility to serve the changing needs of their customers without having to change their charter.
Reps. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.) and Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today introduced ABA-advocated bills to help federal savings associations serve their customers more flexibly while retaining their unique thrift charter.
A total of 130 OCC-regulated savings associations signed onto an ABA letter today thanking Congressional leaders for supporting legislation that would allow institutions chartered under the Home Owners’ Loan Act to elect to operate more like banks without having to change their charters — a key part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.